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Drug transporting submarine seized

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BOGATA - A semi-submersible boat of the type used by leftist FARC rebels to transport cocaine has been seized and destroyed in southwest Colombia, police said Tuesday. 

Antinarcotics police officers prime explosive charges to blow up a laboratory for processing cocaine base seized from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Meta department, Colombia, on January 25, 2011

The amphibious vessel, estimated to cost about $1.5 million, was discovered stowed on dry land in a forested area in the country's southwestern Narino province.

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